Hardhat required: A full-body, industrial robot that’s nearly ready for the job site

Source: ZDNet / Greg Nichols / November 28, 2018  How can this hulking robot operate eight hours on a single charge? If my power consumption hunch is correct, this could be the industrial exoskeleton that changes how we build stuff. Salt Lake City-based Sarcos Robotics, which makes robots that augment human capabilities in industries like construction, public safety, and […]

Sarcos Achieves Unprecedented Power Performance Overcoming Major Obstacle to Commercial Deployment of Full-Body, Powered Industrial Exoskeletons

Significant Improvements in Power Consumption, Control System Functionality and Load Transfer Put Sarcos on Track for Commercial Release of Guardian™ XO® Max Robot in Late 2019  SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash. – November 28, 2018 – Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in robotic systems that augment, rather than replace humans working in the industrial, public […]

Researchers study Iron Man-like exoskeletons to improve worker productivity, safety, and well-being

Source: Virginia Tech Daily / Linda Hazelwood – October 17, 2018 Over the next decade, American manufacturers are facing an industrial skills gap with projections of 2 million manufacturing jobs going unfilled due to a lack of qualified and skilled applicants. A large portion of the current manufacturing workforce is nearing retirement age and younger […]

5 Key Reasons To Use Robotics In Industrial Inspections

Source: IDC / John Santagate – September 14, 2018 Industrial inspections, regardless of the reason for inspection, can be a very dirty and dangerous job. While not necessarily dull, industrial inspections definitely cover 2 of the 3 D’s of robotics deployment (dull, dirty, and dangerous). Industrial inspections can range from inspecting operational assets and operational facilities to […]

Sarcos Robotics Awarded Second Exoskeleton Development Contract for United States Air Force Logistics Applications

SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash. – August 13, 2018 Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in the production of full-body exoskeleton robots for industrial and military applications, today announced that it has been awarded a second exoskeleton development contract from the United States Air Force. The first contract, awarded last year, focused on quasi-powered, full-body exoskeleton […]

Sarcos Robotics Adds Lieutenant General Stephen Lanza, United States Army (Retired), to its Advisory Board

SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash. – June 12, 2018 –Sarcos®Robotics, a global leader in the production of powered full-body exoskeleton robots for industrial and military applications,today announced that Lieutenant General Stephen Lanza, former Commanding General of the United States Army’s I Corps based out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington, has joined the company’s […]